Ships hit by U-boats


Razjarennyj

Soviet Destroyer


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NameRazjarennyj
Type:Destroyer (Project 7)
Tonnage1,658 tons
Completed1941 - Zavod No 199 (Leninskogo Komsomola), Komsomolsk-na-Amur 
OwnerSoviet Navy 
Homeport 
Date of attack20 Jan 1945Nationality:      Soviet
 
FateDamaged by U-293 (Leonhard Klingspor)
Position70° 00'N, 32° 10'E - Grid AC 8574
Complement? men (39 dead and ? survivors).
ConvoyKP-1
RouteKola Inlet - Liinahamari 
Cargo 
History Laid down at Zavod No 198 (Andre Marti), Nikolaev and completed in December 1941 for the Pacific Fleet by Zavod No 199 (Leninskogo Komsomola), Komsomolsk-na-Amur. In 1942 transferred to the Northern Fleet.

Post-war:
Sunk in October 1957 as target ship for an atomic bomb test off Novaya Zemlya.  
Notes on event

At 10.55 hours on 20 Jan 1945 the Razjarennyj was hit by a Gnat from U-293 while escorting convoy KP-1. The destroyer was hunting the U-boat together with Rasumnyj (Cpt3cl G.P. Vasilev) at 16 knots when she was hit in the afterpart and lost a part of the stern. The crew managed to keep the ship afloat, which was taken in tow at 17.10 hours by the Soviet minesweeper T-117 and reached Liinahamari the next day.

 
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